Category Archives: Trip reports

Snow-Walking Weekend in Bavaria

Just back from a very enjoyable long weekend in Bavaria based in the town of Fussen, less than two hours by train from Munich. The snow was late in coming this year but there was a significant fall just in time for our arrival and more during our stay, so there was plenty for us enjoy,  All twelve of us stayed in a very modern, well appointed guesthouse only a few minutes walk from the station. Continue reading Snow-Walking Weekend in Bavaria

Weekend in Bangor (North Wales) – 28 August to 1 September 2015

Thirty six PolyRamblers spent the bank holiday weekend in North Wales staying in self catering student accommodation at the University of Bangor.  On arrival we took a walk down to the beautifully restored Victorian Pier with views across the Menai Strait to Anglesey.  That evening we had a very good dinner at Brasserie 1884 in the University complex.  The main challenge of the weekend was to  climb Snowdon via the Miners Track and Rhyd Ddu path.  Continue reading Weekend in Bangor (North Wales) – 28 August to 1 September 2015

Walking trip to Grazalema, Andalucia

A group of 19 of us went to Grazalema in Andalucia, in early June. The journey there had gone OK but it was with great relief that we stepped down from the coach in the main square of this attractive mountain village. We checked into our hotel, La Casa de las Piedras, and took a turn round the village, enjoying the extensive views .  The weather was pleasantly warm and we had a leisurely group meal at the Restaurant Simancon sitting outside at a long table. There were geckos on the walls and birds swooping to catch insects. London seemed a long way away.

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YHA Weekend in Cheddar 20-22 March 2015

We were in sunny Somerset four our annual Youth Hostel weekend. 20 Polyramblers arrived in Cheddar yesterday after a pleasant journey by train and bus. Nice and comfortable hostel. We had tea and cake and our food supplies were delivered by Tesco (ordered on-line by Danny. We did a walk around Cheddar and had a nice meal at the Riverside Inn. In the morning, we had cooked breakfast Continue reading YHA Weekend in Cheddar 20-22 March 2015